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  • Cleveland Cliffhanger? Prospects of a Deadlocked GOP Convention

    02/04/2016 8:56:07 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/04/2016 | J. Robert Smith
    The big winner in Iowa’s Republican caucuses on Monday night might not have been Ted Cruz.  It may have been a nominating process that fails to yield a clear winner.  A clear winner being a candidate who goes to Cleveland this summer with the presidential nomination in hand.     At the end of Monday night, which count really mattered?  Delegates acquired.  As of this writing, Cruz has bagged eight delegates, Trump and Rubio, seven each, with four other delegates going to also-rans.  Raw vote totals are what most folk tend to watch and weigh.  But in 2016, it pays...
  • Abortion Biz That Killed Woman Runs Billboard for Women to Brag About Their Abortions

    01/11/2016 2:22:24 PM PST · by kathsua · 13 replies
    Life News ^ | Jan 8, 2016 | Micaiah Bilger
    The Preterm abortion clinic in Cleveland, Ohio is getting some positive publicity this week after it placed pro-abortion billboards across the city. The billboards advertise the pro-abortion website and the words, “End the silence. End the shame.”, a campaign to portray abortion in a positive light, Mashable reports. Nancy Starner, Preterm’s director of development and communications, said her abortion clinic wants to end the “stigma” of abortion by promoting women’s “diverse” abortion experiences – in other words, women’s abortion experiences that fit their pro-abortion agenda. “We wanted to move away from political black-and-white abstract issue,” Starner said, “and look...
  • Browns owner Jimmy Haslam will fire Mike Pettine

    01/03/2016 9:57:30 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 35 replies ^ | Jan. 3, 2016 at 04:20 a.m. | Ian Rapoport
    immediately after the regular season ends. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has already made the decision to fire coach Mike Pettine, multiple sources say, and it is likely general manager Ray Farmer will be shown the door, as well. Pettine leaves after just two seasons full of quarterback movement and a woeful defense. Farmer likely will leave despite never hiring his own head coach. Haslam has already laid the groundwork for the move, doing work on potential candidates and seeing who will be available to him. It ends a tumultuous tenure for Cleveland, filled with dysfunction, in-fighting, failed player acquisitions and...
  • With justice elusive for Tamir Rice, Black Lives Matter is just getting started

    01/02/2016 6:23:37 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 57 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | January 1, 2016 | Erika D. Smith
    The scene this past week in my hometown of Cleveland was the same as it has been in countless other cities across the United States last year. Protesters shouting, “No justice, no peace!” and holding photos of angelic-looking young black males. Mourners vacillating between righteous anger and deep-seated sadness. Politicians apologizing profusely at press conferences before slipping out the back door. If 2015 will be remembered for anything, at least in my mind, it will be for the astonishing amount of attention given to police shootings of civilians, as well as the growth of the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • Miami Police Union President on Tamir Rice: "Act Like a Thug and You'll Be Treated Like One"

    12/30/2015 8:10:41 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    The Miami New Times ^ | December 30, 2015 | Tim Elfrink
    Protests and debates have erupted across the nation this week in the wake of a grand jury's decision not to indict the Cleveland police officers who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Most of that debate has centered on whether police had real reason to fear for their lives, as the grand jury believed. Few have suggested that Rice -- a preteen playing with a toy gun in a park -- deserved to be killed. But that's exactly what Lt. Javier Ortiz, president of Miami's police union, argues on Twitter during a debate with Billy Corben over the case. Ortiz writes...
  • Coalition Calls for Civil Unrest in Tamir Rice Case

    12/30/2015 12:35:36 PM PST · by EBH · 56 replies
    WTAM ^ | 12/30/15
    Referring to requests by Mayor Frank Jackson asking people to keep their demonstrations peaceful, activist Basheer Jones said, "I want to make it clear to the City of Cleveland, is that you will not determine what civil disobedience means to us. We will determine what civil disobedience means to us. And if that means we are arrested, what that means to you, it means to us." The coalition members are calling for people to vote against Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty in the Democratic primary in March. It was McGinty who announced on Monday that the grand jury voted to...
  • The Year in Blame Shifting

    12/30/2015 12:23:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | December 30, 2015 | Jacob Sullum
    On Monday, when he announced that a grand jury had declined to indict two Cleveland police officers in the 2014 shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty said enhanced video of the incident showed the boy was drawing what looked like a gun from his waistband. Although the object was actually an Airsoft pellet pistol, McGinty said, Timothy Loehmann, the officer who killed Tamir within two seconds of arriving at the scene, had no way of knowing that. Even if we accept this account, it does not explain why Frank Garmback, Loehmann's partner, drove right...
  • "A perfect storm of human error":

    12/28/2015 4:56:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    Hot ^ | December 28, 2015 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    You must understand, the prosecutor said at today’s press conference, that the pellet gun Rice was carrying was no shiny silver Lone Ranger toy pistol with an orange tip. It was nearly indistinguishable from a real piece, especially from any sort of distance. Which is true: Prosecutor shows Tamir Rice's toy gun next to real gun, says it's "impossible to say which one is real."— Mike Hayes (@michaelhayes) December 28, 2015 It’s also true that the cops were never told what the police dispatcher heard when the 911 call came in about Rice, namely, that he was probably a...
  • Cleveland boy's death in police shooting declared homicide

    12/12/2014 10:59:03 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 106 replies
    Reuters ^ | 12-12-2014
    The death of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy fatally shot by police in November has been formally ruled a homicide, according to a county autopsy report released on Friday that found he was struck once in the abdomen. Tamir Rice, who was black, was shot on Nov. 22 by a white police officer responding to a call of a suspect waving a handgun around in a Cleveland park. The weapon turned out to be a replica that typically fires plastic pellets. The sixth-grader died the next day. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's autopsy report said Rice sustained a single wound to...
  • Grand jury will not file charges against police in shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice

    12/28/2015 11:37:36 AM PST · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 28, 2015
    Tamir Rice Published December 28, 2015 NOW PLAYING Outside reviews find police shooting of Tamir Rice justified Never autoplay videos A white police officer who fatally shot a black 12-year-old carrying a pellet gun in November 2014 will not be indicted, an Ohio prosecutor announced Monday. Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty said a grand jury declined to charge a Cleveland police officer or his partner in the death of Tamir Rice. The grand jury had been meeting since mid-October. Surveillance video of the shooting showed patrolman Timothy Loehmann, a rookie at the time, shooting Rice as the cruiser...
  • No indictment in Tamir Rice case, prosecutor says (Let the riots begin!)

    12/28/2015 11:37:19 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 211 replies
    CNN Breaking ^ | Updated 2:31 PM ET, Mon December 28, 2015 | By Steve Almasy and Ashley Fantz, CNN
    (CNN)An Ohio grand jury has decided not to return an indictment in the 2014 police shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, prosecutor Tim McGinty said Monday. Rice was holding a pellet gun when he was shot. It was "reasonable" to believe that the officer who killed the boy was facing a threat, McGinty said. The officer was in training outside a Cleveland recreation center in November 2014. The shooting sparked controversy given Tamir's age and the fact that he had a gun that resembled a handgun. McGinty called Rice's killing an "absolute tragedy." "But it was not, by the law...
  • LeBron James careens into seats; Jason Day's wife stretchered off

    12/17/2015 8:53:59 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 12 replies
    espn ^ | 12-17-2015 | Brian Windhorst & Dave McMenamin
    CLEVELAND -- LeBron James tumbled into the wife of star PGA Tour golfer Jason Day while chasing a loose ball Thursday night, causing her to be taken from the floor by stretcher and to a local hospital. James crashed into Ellie Day, knocking her chair over and landing on her as he fell out of bounds with 3:07 left in the fourth quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers' 104-100 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Day was down for several minutes, and the game was halted while she received medical attention, which included having a brace placed around her neck and...
  • Rename the Racist Democratic Party (All hail the anti-racist racist Know-Nothing Party)

    12/03/2015 9:37:38 PM PST · by Perseverando · 16 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | December 1, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. Former Democratic President Woodrow Wilson may be purged from his alma mater, Princeton University. The old “Schoolmaster of Politics”, as he was known for his academic background at Cornell, Bryn Mawr, Wesleyan and finally president of Princeton U, has been thrown under the bus by its current president for being a politically incorrect progressive. Also known as a plain old racist. Woody was indeed a racist. Though even on his worst day he was still about 40% less racist than...
  • ‘They’re Just Numb’ (Cleveland Browns Fans)

    12/02/2015 7:17:53 AM PST · by C19fan · 23 replies
    SI ^ | December 1, 2015 | Peter King
    God has a voodoo doll. It has a Cleveland Brown jersey on. And He stuck another pin in it Monday night. For Clevelanders, I don’t know how a loss can be more brutal than this one. Cleveland 27, Baltimore 27. Three seconds left, Browns lining up for the game-winning field goal. You’re on the verge of sweeping the team you hate the most, the despised Ravens, the team that you’ll always think was stolen from you and kept your city without football for three seasons. The kicker, Travis Coons, is 18-for-18 as a Brown. In another miserable year at the...
  • Browns fan cycles through spectrum of human emotions as team loses on final play

    12/01/2015 7:29:14 AM PST · by C19fan · 15 replies
    SB Nation ^ | December 1, 2015 | Mark Sandritter
    Tied 27-27, the Browns lined up for a game-winning 50-yard field goal attempt. Kicker Travis Coons was a perfect 18-for-18 on the season entering the play so there was reason to be optimistic. Browns fan Matt Alberson was excited and ready to capture the moment. Except disaster struck and the Ravens ended up winning on a blocked kick touchdown return.
  • Johnny Manziel Demoted to Third String After Partying Video Surfaces

    11/25/2015 5:25:40 AM PST · by bestintxas · 64 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11/24/15 | r wilde
    Johnny Manziel lost his starting spot after cameras caught the quarterback partying during his bye week. Browns coach Mike Pettine called the behavior, which comes after an offseason trip to rehab, “disappointing” and “frustrating.” Manziel’s bye-week carousing spoils his national coming-out party previously scheduled for Monday night’s game against the banged-up Baltimore Ravens. Pettine announced on Tuesday Josh McCown will start the game at quarterback. TMZ spotted Manziel on Thursday at the RIO Rooftop & Restaurant nightclub in Austin, where he partied the evening away with friends. The Summit Rooftop Lounge, where he spent the evening boozing on champagne, served...
  • Rove to GOP: 'Don't choose a nominee that reflects populist outrage'

    10/24/2015 12:25:45 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 184 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/22/15 | GABBY MORRONGIELLO
    Longtime political strategist Karl Rove is warning Republicans not to nominate a presidential candidate that reflects the same "populist anger" that gave birth to the rise of Donald Trump. In his latest op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, Rove explained the GOP will have two choices when delegates gather in Cleveland, Ohio, next July to determine which remaining Republican hopeful they wish to see challenge Democrats in the general election. "Will the party choose a nominee with a conservative agenda or one reflecting populist anger?" Rove wrote. "The two are hardly the same," he noted. "Conservative principles provide a winning...

    09/04/2015 3:26:13 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 55 replies ^ | September 4, 2015 | Pam Key
    Friday in Cleveland, OH at a Justice Or Else! rally for 10.10.15, the 20th anniversary of The Million Man March gathering being held in Washington, D.C. on October 10, 2015, Louis Farrakhan said for real racial justice to occur the way God intended the whole American system has to be taken down as evidenced by President Barack Obama being elected and still not being able to change anything.
  • Cleveland Police Searching For Shawn Hall, Accused Of Firing More Than 10 Times At Police

    09/03/2015 1:52:58 PM PDT · by EBH · 49 replies
    WTAM ^ | 9/3/2015 | Cleveland Police
    Cops are being hunted. No doubt. From the Cleveland Police... The preliminary information reveals that Officers responded to an assignment for shots fired at 3868 East 131st Street, ADM Dairy Mart. Upon arrival, two white vehicles were observed parked in the lot and standing outside of the vehicles were several males and females. One of the males pulled out a handgun and fired several shots toward the marked police vehicle which was in the curb lane of East 131st Street. At this time, the officer driving the police vehicle did back away evasively so as not to be hit by...
  • Next GOP Debate Moderator Hugh Hewitt Comes Out Against Trump

    08/12/2015 3:06:51 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 24 replies ^ | August 12, 2015 | Mathew Boyle
    CLEVELAND, Ohio Billionaire real estate magnate Donald Trump is the 2016 GOP frontrunner despite the efforts of the Fox News Channel to target him in the first debate here in the city in which a year from now the Republican National Committee (RNC) will host the 2016 GOP convention.
  • Dr. Ben Carson: The People Will Rise Up And Regain Control Of Government

    08/10/2015 3:29:12 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 12 replies ^ | August 10, 2015 | Alex Swoyer
    GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson joined Breitbart News Sunday on SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125 with host Stephen K. Bannon, Breitbart News Executive Chairman, who asked Carson about his numbers and support increasing after the first GOP presidential primary debate last week in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Get Back to the Issues, Mr. Trump

    08/10/2015 11:17:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Rush ^ | August 10, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Okay, now, look: This dust-up stuff that happened and continues to happen since the Fox News debate -- I'm sorry, the presidential debate -- on Fox News on Thursday night. A piece of advice that nobody's asked for, for Mr. Trump: Mr. Trump, get back to the issues. That's why you're where you are. Get back to the issues. Get back to immigration. Tell us what you think about whatever the issues are. That's what put you on the map. Even despite the polling data, I would give that advice. This is really all you need to know at...
  • How Fox anchor Bret Baier got an instant headline out of Donald Trump

    08/09/2015 9:40:31 AM PDT · by ironman · 27 replies
    LA Times ^ | August 9, 2015 | Stephen Battaglio
    Reporting from Cleveland -- With the Republican presidential debate less than 10 hours away, Fox News anchors Chris Wallace, Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier sat at a long table with their producers and once again went over the game plan for the big night. They reviewed not just the questions they would ask, but the structure of every query, keeping in mind the constraints of time and the need to avoid repeating topics. As they sorted and re-sorted questions, the unpredictability of real estate tycoon and reality TV star Donald Trump was never far from their minds. Baier even had...
  • Death blow from Fox News' Megyn Kelly already taking effect on Trump

    08/08/2015 6:13:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 146 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | August 9, 2015 | John Kass
    There is no cure for the Touch of Death, or Dim Mak as it's known in those cheesy martial arts movies.. Legend and comic books tell us that it is a precise and forceful strike, with delayed yet fatal result, sometimes taking days or weeks to do its work. It is subtle, quick, almost unseen, and usually delivered by a monk or some warrior priest with a top knot. Uma Thurman used it to great effect in "Kill Bill: Vol 2." When she was done, she flashed a smirk of wistful sadness. That's what happened to Donald Trump's presidential campaign,...
  • Kasich Defends Taking Obamacare Medicaid Expansion:

    08/08/2015 6:02:46 PM PDT · by Pontiac · 32 replies
    CNS News ^ | 8/7/15 | Staff
    During Thursday nights Republican presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio, Megyn Kelly of Fox News asked Ohio Gov. John Kasich a question about his decision to accept on behalf of his state an option under the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare) to expand the number of people eligible for Medicaid by increasing the income threshold below which people qualify. Kasich responded that President Ronald Reagan had expanded Medicaid three times and then discussed some of the things Ohio is doing with Medicaid money. Everybody has a right to their God-given purpose, he said.Snip Megyn Kelly: Governor Kasich, you chose to expand...
  • Jeb Bush: Trump's Divisive Language "Reminds Me Of Barack Obama"

    08/07/2015 2:47:33 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 49 replies ^ | August 7, 2015 | Pam Key
    Friday on Fox News Channels Your World With Neil Cavuto, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Donald Trumps divisive language reminds me of Barack Obama.
  • Trump Loses Zero Ground After Fox's Unfair, Unbalanced Attack In Debate

    08/07/2015 2:43:10 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 62 replies ^ | August 7, 2015 | Alex Swoyer
    CLEVELAND, Ohio: A Wall Street Journal report suggests that despite critics opinions predicting GOP frontrunner Donald Trumps poll numbers would fall, two early though unscientific polls predict that may be wrong.
  • Live GOP Debate Thread For Both The 5PM And 9PM Debates,FoxNews,Cleveland,OH,August 6,2015

    08/06/2015 1:29:01 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 124 replies
    Free Republic ^ | August 6, 2015 | Biggirl
    Here Is The Two Debates Thread For Both The 5PM And 9PM GOP Debates. Enjoy! :=^..^=
  • Exclusive-Rand Paul: I Plan On "Mixing It Up" And "Standing My Ground" In Debate

    08/06/2015 11:19:23 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 16 replies ^ | August 6, 2015 | Mathew Boyle
    CLEVELAND, Ohio Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told Breitbart News exclusively that hes keyed up and ready to roll in Thursday nights debate hosted by the Fox News Channels Megyn Kelly, Bret Baier, and Chris Wallace. In an interview in the lobby of the Radisson hotel in downtown Cleveland about 12 hours before the first GOP presidential primary debatewhich will happen across the street at the Quicken Loans ArenaPaul said he plans on mixing it up on Thursday night with his fellow top 10 GOP contenders and plans on standing my ground on issues that matter to him.
  • Ohio Male RNC Member Calls Carley Fiorina "Hot Babe"

    08/05/2015 5:31:07 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 28 replies ^ | August 5, 2015 | Alex Swoyer
    CLEVELAND, Ohio: As GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina took her seat in an interview with David Webb for a special which will air Wednesday evening on the David Webb Show, Webb asked the audience, How many of you know what her Twitter handle is?

    07/27/2015 9:49:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 07/27/2015
    Ugh. Not again. This is really becoming epidemic in some cities: SMOKING GUN – Ohio cops are investigating the ransacking of a Circle K store that was overrun early Saturday morning by up to 70 juveniles.According to Akron police, the suspects “entered the gas station and started to destroy and steal property” during the so-called mob and rob attack.As seen above, a couple who stopped at the Circle K for gas shot video of the juveniles fleeing the store with stolen merchandise. A woman in the car called 911 and reported that the suspects were “running around in the parking...
  • Thousands of 'freedom fighters' in Cleveland for first national Black Lives Matter conference

    07/26/2015 2:02:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    The Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | July 26, 2015 | Jane Morice
    Attendees of the Convening's opening ceremony raise their fists as a symbol of power during an organizer's speech.Activists from across the nation converged in Cleveland this weekend for a conference meant to draw national attention to police brutality and race relations in the wake of a number of incidents involving police and black Americans. The National Convening of the Movement for Black Lives began Friday at Cleveland State University where activists will attend sessions that range from viewing films to open discussions on topics that highlight issues that affect all aspects of black culture. The conference is happening amid an...
  • The Sam Sheppard Mystery: An American Travesty of Justice?

    11/28/2006 8:53:37 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 4 replies · 323+ views
    American Heritage ^ | Thursday November 16, 2006 | Jack Kelly
    the county coroner, Dr. Samuel Gerber... stated, "It's obvious that the doctor did it." He told detectives to go to the hospital where Sheppard had been taken and get a confession... Gerber finally held an inquest in a school gymnasium. More than two hundred spectators, mostly housewives, filled the seats. They laughed and hooted at testimony and cheered when Gerber had Sheppard's lawyer removed for trying to have the outbursts noted in the record. Gerber questioned Dr. Sam for five hours with no legal counsel present.... Even that was not the end. In the 1990s Sheppard's son, Samuel Reese Sheppard,...
  • Attorney: Justice was 'stained' by article (more on Sweeney v. NYT)

    05/22/2003 5:04:47 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 9 replies · 214+ views
    Cleveland Plain Dealer/AP ^ | 5/22/03 | M.R. Kropko
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- The New York Times and one of its reporters "stained" an Ohio Supreme Court justice by wrongly linking him to the prosecution of Dr. Sam Sheppard, a lawyer told jurors Thursday in a defamation lawsuit. Justice Francis E. Sweeney accused the newspaper and reporter Fox Butterfield of defaming him in an article published April 13, 2000. Sweeney said the article incorrectly connected him to the prosecution of the case and also accused him of pressuring prosecutors to oppose a civil action led by Sheppard's son, who was trying to have his father declared innocent. The justice says...
  • Ohio Justice Sues N.Y. Times Over Story (Timesman wrote untruths about Justice Sweeney)

    05/13/2003 2:01:39 AM PDT · by Liz · 25 replies · 181+ views
    GUARDIAN (UK) ^ | 5/13/03
    CLEVELAND (AP) - The New York Times and a state Supreme Court justice went to court Monday over an article involving a lawsuit filed by the son of Dr. Sam Sheppard. In opening statements in U.S. District Court, lawyer Don C. Iler said Times reporter Fox Butterfield wrote things about Justice Francis E. Sweeney that he knew were untrue and damaged the judge's reputation. But newspaper attorney James Wooley said any errors were unintentional and without malice. Sweeney's lawsuit alleges the April 13, 2000, Times story defamed him by falsely saying he used his influence in a case he had...
  • Supreme Court suspends famed defense lawyer

    03/18/2002 9:18:21 AM PST · by kattracks · 10 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 3/18/02 | AP
    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court suspended defense lawyer F. Lee Bailey from practice before the high court on Monday, following Bailey's disbarment in his home state of Florida.<!ENDSUMM!> The nation's highest court gave Bailey 40 days to say why he should not be permanently barred from practicing law there. The Supreme Court automatically begins disbarment proceedings against members of its bar who have been disbarred in their homes states. The Florida Supreme Court disbarred Bailey in November for mishandling $6 million worth of stock for a client now serving a life sentence for drug smuggling. Membership in the Supreme...
  • Election officials reject 98 percent of signatures on petitions to recall Cleveland Mayor

    06/27/2015 6:54:52 AM PDT · by EBH · 8 replies ^ | 6/25/2015 | Andrew Tobias
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- An already long-shot effort to recall Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson was dealt a major blow on Wednesday after elections officials rejected more than 98 percent of the 12,887 signatures submitted by the group. Elections officials certified as valid only 260 signatures submitted by recall organizers on Saturday, the County Board of Elections said in a news release. The group needed 12,025 valid signatures from city residents who voted in the November 2013 election to force a recall election. The recall group, which calls itself the Cleveland: A Return to Excellence Committee, now has 20 days to attempt...
  • Woman Calls for Race War at Scene of Church Shooting

    06/19/2015 1:54:41 PM PDT · by tschatski · 198 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 6-19-15 | Lee Stranahan
    CHARLESTON, South Carolina During an interview Breitbart News conducted with people gathered outside the Mother Emmanuel American Methodist Church in Charleston, where Wednesdays deadly shooting left nine black churchgoers dead, a woman called for a race war and discussed black anger.
  • Mississippi investigator shoots family dog

    A Cleveland family has been left devastated after an officer shot and killed their beloved one-year-old golden retriever as he was on a leash in the familys backyard. Cleveland police told the family the officer felt threatened by the dog after the dog barked, even though the officer was aware it was leashed. The incident took place Friday when dog owner Tyler Muzzi saw a stranger walking around his neighbors home. Muzzi contacted his neighbor and then called police to check on the situation. Minutes later, police arrived and arrested the man who had by that time broken into the...
  • Ohio legislators seek states convention to amend U.S. Constitution, tame federal government's power

    06/13/2015 5:46:48 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 34 replies ^ | 6/12/15 | Robert Higgs
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Two legislators propose that Ohio join in a call for the states to meet and amend the U.S. Constitution to rein in federal authority and spending power. Republican Rep. Christina Hagan of Stark County and Democratic Rep. Bill Patmon of Cleveland, introduced a resolution calling for a convention of states, as outlined in Article V of the Constitution, that would allow state delegations to meet. Their resolution calls specifically for debate on federal spending, the range of power and jurisdiction of the federal government and limited terms for federal officers. "The intent of the resolution is to...
  • The dreadful truth of Moynihans prophecy

    06/05/2015 1:07:25 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 35 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 3, 2015 | Ellen Sauerbrey
    On the 50th anniversary of Daniel Patrick Moynihans famous report on the breakdown of the black family in urban ghettos, Baltimore has descended into the tragic violence and chaos he predicted. In a report titled, The Negro Family: The Case for Action, Assistant Secretary of Labor Moynihan, warned that the deterioration of the black family, would result in soaring crime rates if it continued unchecked. In the most famous passage of the 1965 report, Moynihan, who would later become a Democratic U.S. senator, wrote, From the wild Irish slums of the 19th-century Eastern seaboard, to the riot-torn suburbs of Los...
  • Warriors overcome LeBron James' 44, breeze in overtime to go up 1-0

    06/04/2015 9:48:53 PM PDT · by sargon · 12 replies
    AP ^ | 6/5/2015
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers for a thrilling 108-100 overtime victory in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.
  • Obamas DOJ tells Police Officers to STOP CHASING SUSPECTS to Prevent Police Shootings

    06/02/2015 5:18:24 PM PDT · by blueyon · 38 replies ^ | 6/01/15 | Katie McGuire
    How interesting. Obamas DOJ would apparently like America to just be overrun with criminals who think they can do whatever the heck they want, because, hey, Obama told the cops not to bother chasing them, because we have to reduce police shootings? Hell no: The Washington Post decided to investigate and come up with a tally of all the police involved shootings for 2015, apparently to not only answer the burning demands of the public, but to pick apart the data and draw some conclusions. I was expecting a deafening volume of hyperbole out of this report and there...
  • Al Sharpton sets sights on Republican National Convention in Cleveland speech

    06/01/2015 2:45:17 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 58 replies
    Northeast Ohio Media Group ^ | May 29, 2015 | John Harper
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Rev. Al Sharpton took aim at Cleveland's 2016 Republican National Convention in front of a packed house at Cleveland's Olivet Institutional Baptist Church on Friday night, speaking for nearly an hour. "Jeb Bush and Scott Walker and them think they are going to come in here and have four or five days of convention," Sharpton said. "We are going to have another convention outside."
  • Warriors Win over Rockets sets up dream Finals matchup

    05/31/2015 7:55:54 AM PDT · by GSWarrior · 12 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | 5/28/15 | Ben Golliver
    OAKLAND What's one more week compared to a 40-year championship drought? What's one more week when it means a shot at the first title in franchise history? The Warriors eliminated the Rockets with a 10490 victory in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Wednesday, advancing to an NBA Finals date with the Cavaliers. This is a matchup worth waiting for, and a little patience will be required. Because both Golden State and Cleveland made quick work of their conference finals foes, the NBA will hit the pause button for a full week before the championship series opens...
  • Al Sharpton delivers 'justice revival' in wake of Cleveland officer's acquittal

    05/30/2015 11:01:46 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Guardian and Observer ^ | May 30, 2015 | Michelle Dean
    Activist calls for widespread reform as community reels from verdict that acquitted Michael Brelo for firing 49 shots at two people in car chase.When Al Sharpton got up to speak at the Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in Cleveland on Friday night, he was given a standing ovation. At what was billed as a justice and reform revival, attendees, mostly congregants of the church itself, had been primed by several hymns and scriptural invocations. Their pastor, reverend Jawanza Colvin, introduced the civil rights campaigner as one of Gods trombones. Sharpton proceeded to deliver a barn-burning speech that had the assembled on...
  • Meet the Leftist DOJ Lawyers Suing the Cleveland Police Department

    05/27/2015 12:19:11 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    PJ Media ^ | May 27, 2015 | J. Christian Adams
    The Justice Department yesterday announced a simultaneous lawsuit and settlement with the Cleveland police department. The settlement will impose significant federal mandates on the police. This comes after a Cleveland police officer was acquitted of wrongdoing by a court after the officer shot a suspect at the conclusion of a 100 mph car chase. The agreement imposes a ten-member community police commission who will watch over the police, only three of whom have any law enforcement perspective. The remaining seven are sure to include individuals either actively involved in the racialist anti-police efforts or one degree of separation from the...
  • Brave Judge Refuses to Throw Accused White Cop to the Mob, Sums Up Ruling in 1 EPIC Sentence

    05/25/2015 10:28:17 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 42 replies
    Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge John ODonnell did something absolutely amazing on Saturday, when he chose to acquit white Cleveland cop Michael Brelo of manslaughter in the 2012 killing of two lawbreakers who sent police on a 22-mile car chase. Brelos entire use of deadly force was a constitutionally reasonable response to an objectionably reasonably perceived threat of great bodily harm, the judge announced. He added, I will not sacrifice him to the public frustrated by historical mistreatment at the hands of other officers. What occurred in 2012 was that a couple, Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, were driving past...
  • Not Fooling Around: 71 Arrested During Protests After Cleveland Officers Acquittal

    05/25/2015 6:34:40 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 05/24/2015 | Paula Bolyard
    Cleveland police were taking no chances in the wake of the acquittal of police officer Michael Brelo, going to great lengths to ensure that Saturday afternoon’s peaceful protests didn’t evolve into violent riots like Baltimore and Ferguson have experienced in recent months.In addition to having the National Guard on standby, police followed protesters through the streets and arrested anyone who acted violently or refused to obey police orders to disperse. A total of 71 people were arrested, including one journalist who left his press pass at home.The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported: “We only moved into make arrests when things...
  • Police: 6 killed, 23 wounded in Memorial Day weekend shootings

    05/24/2015 1:55:54 PM PDT · by PROCON · 28 replies ^ | May 23, 2015 | Sun-Times Wire
    Six people were killed and at least 23 othersincluding a 4-year-old girlhave been wounded in shootings across Chicago this Memorial Day weekend, police said. The 4-year-old, identified by her family as Jacele Johnson, was shot about 8 p.m. Friday in the West Englewood neighborhood. She and her 17-year-old cousin Romare Wilson were inside an SUV in the 7000 block of South Justine when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to their family and Chicago Police.The girl was shot in the head and taken to Comer Childrens Hospital, where she was in critical condition, authorities said. The...